An ambulance driver is accused of below the impact of alcohol driving.
- An Japanese Cape ambulance driver Anele Msuthu Nqawana has been suspended after he became arrested by the police for allegedly driving the emergency car below the impact of alcohol.
- The Japanese Cape wisely being department has known as the incident “embarrassing”.
- The police stated the ambulance driver can even no longer poke or stand and fell to the ground.
Japanese Cape ambulance driver Anele Msuthu Nqawana has been suspended after police arrested him for allegedly driving the emergency car while below the impact of alcohol.
The 38-one year-old became arrested round lunchtime on Thursday on the R63 avenue outside Japanese Cape capital Bhisho.
Japanese Cape wisely being department spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo confirmed the suspension to Files24.
“The respectable is purported to bear driven the respectable car below the impact of alcohol and he became arrested by the police. We’ve since instituted an interior investigation and he has been placed on suspension,” stated Kupelo.
The department condemned the “embarrassing” incident.
“We condemn such behaviour. It is uncomfortable that one in every of our bear stands accused of such an embarrassing incident,” stated Kupelo.
Japanese Cape police spokesperson Khaya Thonjeni stated the suspect became allegedly driving the ambulance at high bustle.
“In accordance with the tips bought… when he approached the Stop and Creep [at a construction site] he never stopped though he became purported to end. When he got off the ambulance it became noticed that he became very below the impact of alcohol; he can even no longer even stand or poke; he just fell on the ground,” stated Thonjeni.
Thonjeni stated police had been known as and the suspect became arrested and detained at Steve Vukile Tshwete police space and charged with drunken driving, contravention of the Catastrophe Administration Act as wisely as reckless and negligent driving.
No one became injured in the incident, stated Thonjeni.
Thonjeni stated the incident came about at 1pm.
He regarded in the Zwelitsha Magistrate’s Court on Friday.
Thonjeni stated the docket became no longer yet back from court and therefore can even no longer present additional details on the stay results of the court appearance.
Nationwide Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Anelisa Ngcakani confirmed the driver’s identification to Files24 and stated Nqawana regarded in court. She can even no longer present additional details referring to the court appearance.
In August, provincial Health MEC Sindiswa Gomba’s deepest messenger became arrested for allegedly transporting liquor. He became driving an respectable department car.
He became charged for fraud pertaining to to insist of a suppose car with out authority, violation of lockdown rules and attempted bribery of officers of the law.
Matinise is also an ANC Childhood League project team member in the province.